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B.S. Degree Progam / 120 Credit Hours

Program Objective

The RN to BSN degree program is designed for registered nurses who wish to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The programis designed for registered nurses who already have anAssociate of Arts (A.A.), Associate of Science degree in Nursing (A.S.N.) or have completed a diploma nursing program. To accommodate the adult learner, nursing courses in the curriculum are offered online.

Program Description

Duration: 12 months

The RN to BSN program provides the student with advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, critical thinking, leadership, management and advanced research skills. Upon completion of the RN to BSN program, graduates should also be able to exhibit ethical principles of nursing by demonstrating competent interaction and communication with patients, healthcare professionals, and the community.Graduates of the RN to BSN program are eligible to apply for graduate programs with advanced nursing degrees.

General Education Core

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
NUR 3000Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing Education3
NUR 3001Health Assessment and Lab4
NUR 3011Dimensions of Professional Nursing3
NUR 3201Pharmacology for Nursing Practice3
NUR 3301Pathophysiology3
NUR 3400Evidence Based Nursing and Research3
NUR 4001Nursing Leadership and Management3
NUR 4011Community Health Nursing3
NUR 4021Public Health Nursing3
NUR 4101International Perspectives of Nursing and Healthcare3
NUR 4201Issues & Policies in Healthcare3
NUR 4444Community Based Nursing Practicum4

Total Core38

Total Credits38